The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 103 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 30.12% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 36
Average daily rate £425 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Chatham - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) DSDM
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft